Edwin Appleby

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Edwin R. Appleby

Allia (Allie) Higbie



Husband: Edwin R. Appleby
Born: 1839

Place: New York
Died: 27 Dec 1925
Place: Wichita, Sedgwick Co. KS (or Los Angeles, CA)
Burial Date: 5 Oct 1926
Buried: Highland Cemetery; Wichita, Kansas lot, 3-3-11
Occupation: Lived in Los Angeles, CA in 1920 census

Note the difference between the date of death & the date of burial.

Perhaps, he was buried first in Los Angeles and later he was

moved back to Wichita?  

Married:  Married: 16 Jul 1859
Place: pos. Ashland Co. Wisconsin
First Spouse: Allia (Allie)

Born: 8 Sep 1842
Place: Wayne County, New York
Died: 13 Jan 1892
Place: Wichita, Sedgwick Co. Kansas
Buried: 13 Jan 1892
Place: Highland Cemetery; Wichita, KS, Lot 3-3-12
Notes: 49 yrs. 4 mo.

Second Spouse: Lauretta



Children of Edwin R. and Allia Appleby:

Vernon E., Grant E., and Clyde R.



1.  Vernon E. Appleby

Born: 20 May 1861; Wisconsin 
Place: Wisconsin 
Died: 30 May 1927
Place: Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Buried: 1 Jun 1927

Place: Maple Grove Cemetery; 3-27-B
Occupation: Sash and Door Company
Cause of death: Nephritis  age 61
residence: 831 Spaulding; Wichita, KS

Marriage Date: 1881
Marriage Place: Lyon County, Kansas

First Spouse: Mary Ellen PRICHARD
Born: 12 Jun 1860
Place: Kansas
Died: 15 Apr 1900
Place: Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas
Burial Date: 16 Apr 1900
Burial Place: Maple Grove Cemetery, 2-27-B
Cause: Alb. pregnancy
Notes: age 39 yrs.

Children of Vernon E. Mary Ellen Appleby
Lance E.
Vere Griffith "Curley"

1. Vernon E. Appleby
(See above for 1st marriage)
Married: 21 Oct 1901
Place: Sedgwick County, Kansas
Second Spouse: Clara Elsie PRITCHARD

Born : 1876
Place: Kansas
Died: 6 Aug 1960
Burial Date: 9 Aug 1960

Burial Place: Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas 6-30B-148
Children of Vernon E. and Clara E. Appleby: 

Clarence Eudell
Glenn Paul (died few days old)

1. Vernon E. Appleby
(See above)
Third Spouse: Minnie
Spouse Research:
Not buried near other Applebys.  May be buried near an earlier husband.


2.Grant E. Appleby
Born: 1866
Place: Wisconsin
Marriage Date: 29 Oct 1885
Place: Sedgwick County, Kansas
First Spouse: Sarah Davis

2. Grant E. Appleby
(See above)
married 17 May 1891

Place:  Cook Co. Illinois
Second Spouse: Emma Rappal
Born: 1892
Place: Illinois

grandson:  Edwin Ellsworth obit
3.  Clyde R. Appleby
Birth Date: Circa 1872
Birth Place: New York
Death Date: 2 Feb 1948
Burial Place: Highland Cemetery; Wichita, Kansas, Lot 1-194-10

Marriage Date: Circa 1918
Spouse: Mattie Inez
Birth Date: Circa 1874
Birth Place: Kentucky


Research Notes

for Edwin R. Appleby:


From recent research, it seems Edwin R. Appleby, is the son of Levi and Rebecca Appleby.

They lived in the town of Necedah, Juneau County, Wisconsin in the 1850 census


Notes: also lived in Minersville, Ashland Co. Wisconsin 1860 Census, Necedah, Juneau Co. Wisconsin listed Edwin R.  Appleby family wife, Allie, Sons, Vernon and Grant.  Living next to  Edwin in same Census was L. C. Appleby and his family.  This   L. C.'s   wife, Julia, age 26, was the father of Edwin R. children:  Ellen age 12 born in Illinois, possibly child of first wife.  Other children: Emma, age 8; Adelia age 5; Charles age 3, Levi age 1. The last 4 were all born in Wisconsin.

1885 Edwin and son, Grant worked at their family Planning Mill in Wichita, but lived in Winfield, Kansas.  All of the Edwin's son were involved in the family business.  

By 1918 Edwin R. Appleby's, Allie had died (1892) and Edwin had a second wife, Lauretta.
Edwin, age 80,  and his wife, Lauretta,64,  are in 1920 census in Gardena, Los Angeles Co., California.  He owned a chicken farm.

Spouse Research:
1920 census; Los Angeles, California, gives birthplace of Edwin's Mother as Wisconsin and his father  as New York.  


Research Notes

for Grant Appleby:


Grant Appleby was in the 1930 census in Palo Alto, CA with second wife, Emma (Rappal).  In nearby, Mill Valley, Marin Co. CA, is son, Edwin E. Appleby, with wife, Florence, and son Edwin E. Appleby, age 3 yrs. 3 mo. born in CA.



Research notes

for Clyde Appleby:


In 1889 Wichita, Kansas City Directory: Clyde Appleby, student at So. Western Business College.
In 1910 Census, Clyde was in Graham County, Arizona Territory.
In 1920 Census, Clyde was in Los Angeles, California, age 47, employed as a sheet metal worker.  Living with his wife, Mattie Inez, born in KY.
In 1927  In Obituary for Vernon,  his brother, Clyde was mentioned as being in Wichita, Kansas.
In 1930 Census, Clyde was in Masonic Home as an Inmate/Patient in Wichita, Kansas. 1930 census gave his age at marriage as 46 years.  Occupation: Sheet Metal Worker-Ironworks (1920 census-CA): Lived in Los Angeles, CA/1920 census.



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23 December 2005

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